When someone says, “It is…

When someone says, “It is what it is,” I always want to reply, “But remember ‘I Am Who I Am.'”
#God #resignation #faith

In the end, it matters…

In the end, it matters not the direction of the country in which you live, but the direction of the course in which you walk.

#faith

God is present in the…

God is present in the ebb and flow of #faith. He is not quick to abandon the righteous. He corrals us with his love and channels our steps toward #perfection. He works for our holiness. #God is patient in this process.

Paul saw that if a man accepted…

“Paul saw that if a man accepted the Gospel it could be said of him that he ‘believed’—a word he uses to mean to accept baptism and become a Christian … because the Gospel demanded to be believed since it was God’s word, to accept it could also be called ‘obedience’.” —A.R.C. Leaney, Letters of Peter and Jude, 28.

#baptism, #faith, #obedience

Between the choice to see or to hear…

Between the choice to see or to hear, most people will choose the former, and as a result will fail to come to faith through the latter.

#faith, #hearing

I hope by God’s grace that I…

“I hope, by God’s grace, that I am truly a Christian, not deviating from the faith, and that I would rather suffer the penalty of a terrible death than wish to affirm anything outside of the faith or transgress the commandments of our Lord Jesus Christ.” —Jan Hus

#christian, #faith

The Lord’s supper recenters us It draws us…

The Lord’s supper recenters us. It draws us back to the reason for God’s action among men. It focuses on why God became flesh and the goal of our faith, the salvation of our souls and that of others, 1 Pet 1.9.

#faith, #lords-supper, #salvation